Relevant Stories is a participatory performance in public space that invited the passers-by to discuss the topic of the new abortion rule in Poland. The conversations were started by telling a story about a fried in Poland who went throught struggle of an abortion.
The performance addresses the potential of the city to act as a space were relevant narratives can be created and shared. The personal encounter with strangers in public space open a moment of collective discourse and meaning creation.
The actions were performed on a public square in Amsterdam during the Current in Quarantine, by Current: a space that was dedicated to the topic of the abortion conflict in Poland. The performers were taking visitors of the event by hand and together approaching passers-by to tell the story and start the discussion.
Dimitri van den Wittenboer
Dimitri van den Wittenboer (artist)
Leyla de Muynck (performer)
Current in Quarantine, Current: a space, Amsterdam